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Virus Profile: W32/Expiro.gen.h!1E4470F02EF5

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Virus Profile information details
Risk Assessment: Home Low | Corporate Low
Date Discovered: 3/26/2013
Date Added: 3/27/2013
Origin: Unknown
Length: 386048
Type: Virus
Subtype: Win32
DAT Required: 7025
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Description

Viruses are self-replicating. They are often spread by a network or by transmission to a removable medium such as a removable disk, writable CD, or USB drive. Viruses may also spread by infecting files on a network file system or a file system that is shared by another computer.

Indication of Infection

This symptoms of this detection are the files, registry, and network communication referenced in the characteristics section.

Methods of Infection

Viruses are self-replicating. They are often spread by a network or by transmission to a removable medium such as a removable disk, writable CD, or USB drive. Viruses may also spread by infecting files on a network file system or a file system that is shared by another computer.

   

Virus Characteristics

This is a Virus

File PropertiesProperty Values
McAfee DetectionW32/Expiro.gen.h
Length386048 bytes
MD51e4470f02ef5b5803c95a6570c68a8b3
SHA1afadea168575d47950ab4087c4b21ccf2a2ce9fc


Other Common Detection Aliases

Company NamesDetection Names
ahnlabWin32/Expiro.B
AVG (GriSoft)Win32/Expiro
aviraW32/Expiro.E
KasperskyVirus.Win32.Expiro.w
Dr.WebWin32.Expiro.23
FortiNetW32/Expiro.W
MicrosoftVirus:Win32/Expiro.S
SymantecW32.Xpiro.D
normanW32/Expiro_gen.A
SophosW32/Expiro-H
Trend MicroPE_EXPIRO.RAP
vba32Virus.Win32.Expiro.SEP.4

Other brands and names may be claimed as the property of others.


ActivitiesRisk Levels
Enumerates many system files and directories.Low
No digital signature is presentInformational


McAfee ScansScan Detections
McAfee BetaW32/Expiro.gen.h
McAfee SupportedW32/Expiro.gen.h



System Changes

Some path values have been replaced with environment variables as the exact location may vary with different configurations.
e.g.
%WINDIR% = \WINDOWS (Windows 9x/ME/XP/Vista/7), \WINNT (Windows NT/2000)
%PROGRAMFILES% = \Program Files


The following files were analyzed:

AFADEA168575D47950AB4087C4B21CCF2A2CE9FC

The following files have been added to the system:

  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\rcimlby.exe
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\cisvc.exe
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\magnify.exe
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\wbem\wmiapsrv.exe
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\msdtc.exe
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\vssvc.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\outlook express\wab.exe
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\mobsync.exe
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\osk.exe
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\smlogsvc.exe
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\tourstart.exe
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\dmadmin.exe
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\imapi.exe
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\locator.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\windows media player\wmplayer.exe
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\sessmgr.exe
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\narrator.exe
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\outlook express\msimn.exe
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\rsvp.exe
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\alg.exe
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\dllhost.exe
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\utilman.exe
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\tlntsvr.exe
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\notepad.exe
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\mnmsrvc.exe
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\scardsvr.exe
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\clipsrv.exe
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\ups.exe

The following files were temporarily written to disk then later removed:

  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\alg.vir
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\notepad.vir
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\osk.vir
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\clipsrv.vir
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\smlogsvc.vir
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\rcimlby.vir
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\dllhost.vir
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\narrator.vir
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\tourstart.vir
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\wbem\wmiapsrv.vir
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\imapi.vir
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Outlook Express\msimn.vir
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\magnify.vir
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\tlntsvr.vir
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Outlook Express\wab.vir
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\locator.vir
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\msdtc.vir
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\mnmsrvc.vir
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\ups.vir
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\mobsync.vir
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\utilman.vir
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.vir
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\dmadmin.vir
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\scardsvr.vir
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\cisvc.vir
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\rsvp.vir
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\vssvc.vir
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\sessmgr.vir
  • %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\msiexec.vir

The following registry elements have been created:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\CLIPBOOK SERVER\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\CONFERENCING\MCPT\

   

All Users:

Please use the following instructions for all supported versions of Windows to remove threats and other potential risks:

1.Disable System Restore .

2.Update to current engine and DAT files for detection and removal.

3.Run a complete system scan.

Modifications made to the system Registry and/or INI files for the purposes of hooking system startup, will be successfully removed if cleaning with the recommended engine and DAT combination (or higher).

1. Please go to the Microsoft Recovery Console and restore a clean MBR.

On windows XP:

Insert the Windows XP CD into the CD-ROM drive and restart the computer.
When the "Welcome to Setup" screen appears, press R to start the Recovery Console.
Select the Windows installation that is compromised and provide the administrator password
Issue 'fixmbr' command to restore the Master Boot Record
Follow onscreen instructions
Reset and remove the CD from CD-ROM drive.


On Windows Vista and 7:

Insert the Windows CD into the CD-ROM drive and restart the computer.
Click on "Repair Your Computer"
When the System Recovery Options dialog comes up, choose the Command Prompt.
Issue 'bootrec /fixmbr' command to restore the Master Boot Record
Follow onscreen instructions
Reset and remove the CD from CD-ROM drive.